Interview SummaryWilliams (House 1977-1985, 42nd district; Democrat) recalls his experiences as an African-American growing up in a coal camp, and in the town of Harlan when Jim Crow laws were in effect, playing basketball, experiencing racism in Detroit, college education, law school, the hierarchy present in Louisville's municipal government, civic involvement, his chairmanship of the Louisville NAACP, support for his campaign, key legislation in affirmative action, handicap accessibility of buildings, and his impressions of Governors Carroll and Fletcher. Part 1 of 2.
Interview LC SubjectAfrican American legislators--Kentucky--Interviews Barrier-free design--Law and legislation Basketball Carroll, Julian Morton, 1931- Coal mines and mining Coal mines and mining--Kentucky--Harlan County Detroit (Mich.) Detroit (Mich.)--Race relations Fletcher, Ernie, 1952- Gun control Harlan County (Ky.) Jefferson County (Ky.) Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Kentucky. Governor (1974-1979 : Carroll) Kentucky. Governor (2003-2007 : Fletcher) Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) Labor unions Legislators--Kentucky--Interviews Louisville (Ky.) Louisville (Ky.)--Politics and government National Association for the Advancement of Colored People People with disabilities--Legal status, laws, etc Practice of law Race discrimination Religion Tobacco industry--Law and legislation--Kentucky United Mine Workers of America Williams, Aubrey, 1945- Williams, Aubrey, 1945- --Interviews
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Williams, Aubrey Interview by Eric Moyen. 25 Mar. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Williams, A. (2004, March 25). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Williams, Aubrey, interview by Eric Moyen. March 25, 2004, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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